Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark Announces Hiring Of 63 Assistant District Attorneys

Three recent Fordham Law graduates, Thomas Arning ’19, Elizabeth Rooney ’19, and Melissa Zacharias ’19, were each selected as one of the 63 Assistant District Attorneys hired by Bronx District Attorney, Darcel D. Clark.

Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced the appointment of 63 new Assistant District Attorneys to the Bronx District Attorney’s Office.

District Attorney Clark said, “This diverse group of lawyers comes to us from across the nation and throughout New York City, motivated to serve the people of the Bronx alongside our dedicated, diligent staff. These new Assistant DAs will undergo intensive training to prepare them to help our Office fulfill its mission of Pursuing Justice with Integrity.”

The new Assistant District Attorneys undergo three months of training consisting of classroom lectures on criminal court practice and professional responsibility, courtroom observation, workshops and experiential courtroom training designed to prepare them for vertical prosecution and criminal justice reform initiatives.


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